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Save the Date: October 12
Daylong with Cheryl Slean
Cheryl Slean has been practicing Buddhist meditation since 1995 and studying in the Theravadan tradition since 1998. She has completed Spirit Rock’s Dedicated Practitioner Program and has been a teaching “local dharma leader” at Seattle Insight (SIMS) since 2007. She has offered meditation classes and daylongs at SIMS, mid-Columbia Insight (WA) and Against the Stream L.A., and in the health care community, including participating in research and education on meditation and chronic pain, stress relief and substance addiction. Cheryl is also a writer and filmmaker working in documentary and narrative film and media.
Save the Date: November 16
Daylong with Arinna Weisman
Arinna has been studying meditation practice since 1979 and has been teaching since 1989. Her dharma practice and teaching have been infused with her political and environmental activism. She was the first out queer teacher with Eric Kolvig to lead insight meditation retreats for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Queer community. She also leads ‘Uncovering the Heart Retreats’ integrating the practice of awareness of the social dynamics of inequity with the dharma practice of liberation.
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ICD Founding Teacher, Larry Yang and New York City Insight Founding Teacher Gina Sharpe share how the most diverse Buddhist teacher-training program in American history, now underway at Spirit Rock, came to be. Read on in Buddha Dharma's latest edition from Lion's...read more
In the busy-ness of daily life, how often do we get a chance to really slow down? How often are we able to give ourselves the gift of stillness and presence for an extended period of time? Join ICD Guiding Teacher, Ian Challis for this daylong retreat where the focus...read more
Insight Community of the Desert and Mindful Way will be offering Mindful Self Compassion: an eight week program designed to bring greater ease and well being to your life; offering skills to help you make changes with kindness instead of self criticism. Join ICD...read more
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Insight Community of the Desert
Our center is centrally located between downtown Palm Springs and the airport.
1111 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Building C, 2nd Floor
Palm Springs, CA 92262